IGM Trade

MachinesIndustrySouth-East European INDUSTRIAL Мarket - issue 1/2017

IGM Trade

IGM Trade Ilija I dr. DOO is a privately owned company founded in 1994 with main activity - the trading of products from the black metallurgy sector and production of welded steel pipes and profiles. Shortly after its establishment the company had installed a line for cutting steel sheets from coils and in 1997 it started the construction activities for a production hall, where the first line for production of welded pipes and profiles and slitting line were to be placed. The first production line became operational in the year 1998. 

In the period 2006-2008, 4 more production lines for welded pipes and profiles were installed, so today in the company has a total of 7 working production lines. In the year 2008 a line for hydro testing was commissioned, which helped diversify the assortment of products once again.

Today, IGM Trade is the largest Greenfield investment in Macedonia, states the company. It is located on 350,000 square meters of land, from which 200,000 square meters is covered area where the lines for production and warehouses can be found. The yearly production of IGM Trade is 120,000 tones of welded pipes and profiles, and from the total production only 10% is sold in domestic market; 90% of it is exported.

In the manufacturing process, the profile of the pipes is achieved through the process of cold forming, beginning from the primary materials: cold rolled and hot rolled steel strip. The firm’s production program also includes flats - steel strips coming in sheets, as well as hot and cold rolled steel sheets from coils.